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by:Shawn [edit history] started: 2005-08-24 22:13:44.3786+02 updated: 2005-08-24 22:44:04.05563+02

MythTV is Open Source[Wiki] software that turns a Linux[Wiki] computer into a Personal Video Recorder (PVR) - much like a TiVo device. The benefits of setting up a MythTV box are:

  • It's free. There is no charge for the software and no subscription fee.
  • Available plug-ins provide additional functionality, such as weather information, games, etc.
  • No advertising schemes (since the makers of MythTV are not trying to generate revenue from the product).
  • Since MythTV is not a commercial product it is expected to not be bound by the FCC's broadcast flag requirements.
  • Available themes allow you to change the look of the screens.

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